Submitted by vastleft on Fri, 09/29/2006 - 11:12am
Hey, kids: If you found this page while looking for a children's book, you came to the wrong place. It has profanity in it, in response to an obscene law that was just approved by the U.S. Senate.
Oh, thanks in advance for paying off the $9 trillion deficit. And if someone wrongly calls you an "enemy combatant," I hear the southern border is easy to get through. You might also consider Canada, but maybe not. Especially if you were born in Syria.
Yesterday was a good-news and bad, bad, bad, bad, bad-news day. Read below the fold...
Submitted by lambert on Fri, 09/29/2006 - 10:26am
Of course, the Republicans are nothing like the Khmer Rouge.
To begin with, they use better euphemisms.
And they've all accepted Jesus Christ as their personal savior. And Jesus waterboarded the Pharisees. Everybody knows it. Read below the fold...
Submitted by chicago dyke on Fri, 09/29/2006 - 9:57am
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Submitted by lambert on Fri, 09/29/2006 - 12:46am
Submitted by lambert on Fri, 09/29/2006 - 12:02am
A federal judge in Idaho has ruled that former attorney general John D. Ashcroft can be held personally responsible for the wrongful detention of a U.S. citizen arrested as a "material witness" in a terrorism case. Read below the fold...
Submitted by chicago dyke on Thu, 09/28/2006 - 10:48pm
A tone you rarely hear here, or at least in most US based economics reporting. The money quote:
The bilateral trade volume amounted to 211 billion dollars last year, accounting for 15 percent of China's total foreign trade of 1.4 trillion dollars.
Just 15%. The way a lot of econ folks over here speak, you'd think the Chinese economy would wither and die without us buying their plastic junk. (Forgive me SN) Not so much, it seems. Read below the fold...
Submitted by chicago dyke on Thu, 09/28/2006 - 10:07pm
Traitors. To you. To the Constitution. Democrats you must never grant that name nor trust not to sell you out for a handful of silver include: Read below the fold...
Submitted by lambert on Thu, 09/28/2006 - 10:06pm
Let's play Republican jeopardy! OK, "offensive."
What is... Bush's behavior?
Ding ding ding! We have a winner!
No, no, not another "smell of sulfur" post. Get a load of Bush on the campaign trail. Now that the McCain Torture Bill has retroactively immunized Him from prosecution for war crimes, he's all emboldened 'n' shit: Read below the fold...
Submitted by Sarah on Thu, 09/28/2006 - 8:52pm
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Submitted by lambert on Thu, 09/28/2006 - 8:28pm
Submitted by Sarah on Thu, 09/28/2006 - 8:24pm
This is hawt, now.
Why in the name of all that is holy, righteous and worth fighting for wasn't this ugly pro-torture bill stopped, defeated, destroyed? Read below the fold...
Submitted by lambert on Thu, 09/28/2006 - 8:24pm
Not just 'til 2009, when there's at least an off chance that Constitutional government will be restored. But after, as we root out the Republican bitter-enders who will infest the government from top to bottom.
That said, Hillary gave a great, though late, speech against the McCain Torture Act.
Washington led his soldiers across the Delaware River and onto victory in the Battle of Trenton. There he captured nearly 1000 foreign mercenaries and he faced a crucial choice. Read below the fold...